The Mission of CMAA is to promote the profession of Construction Management and the use of qualified Construction Managers on capital projects and programs.

    The Vision of CMAA is that all owners will realize capital project and program success by using professionally qualified Construction Managers. CMAA-Chicago brings together professionals from Chicago and around the Midwest.

To join the Chicago Chapter of the Construction Management Association, you must first enroll to become a member of the National CMAA Chapter.

 Membership Page

 CMAA National Website and  CMAA-CII Alliance Website

CMAA National Website and CMAA-CII Alliance Website


Upcoming Events

IIT Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship

IIT Ed Kaplan Family Institute

For Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship

Construction is nearly complete for this state of the art building that will house workshop, media lab, and collaboration space offering students and faculty a centralized facility with a singular purpose of promoting the basic elements of innovation allowing the transition of new ideas into products and processes.  

The design features technologically advanced materials and features including a dynamic ETFE façade as well as radiant heating and cooling.  The project in on track to receive LEED Silver certification.  

Please note the maximum number of participants will be 15. 

Release Waiver: Each visitor will be required to complete a Visitor Release Form prior to going on the tour. 

Required PPE: This is an active construction site.  All visitors must bring and wear a hard hat, safety glasses, and close-toed shoes; must wear pants.  

Please register on or before Thursday, June 28th.      

When:   Friday, June 29, 2018
Where:  3241 S. Federal Street
              Jobsite Trailer adjacent to the VanderCook College of Music
Time:     11:00am - 12:30pm
Cost:      Free


Recent Events

CMAA Chicago Annual Golf Outing - 13th Annual Golf Outing

The Spring season has officially arrived and golfing is in the air!
Thank you to those who attended the gold outing and contributed to the Scholarship Fund! The gold outing provides scholarships to qualifying ACE and graduate/undergraduate college students interested in the field of construction management. 


With that, we would also like to thank this year's Project Achievement & Scholarship Program Award winners! 

We are proud to congratulate the recipients for this year’s Scholarship Awards. each of who received a plaque, and a check for $2,500. They are as follows:

  • Tyler Bratland, Undergrad at UIC
  • Xavier John, Undergrad at IIT
  • Tyler Kleinsasser, Undergrad at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
  • Lufan Wang, Grad at UIUC


The Project Achievement Awards were based on the following categories:

Constructed value less than $25 Million: Benesch - 120th & Torrence Grade Separation - Chicago, IL

Constructed value greater than $25 Million: V3/TY Lin - Itasca, Illinois 


Constructed value less than $25 Million: JLL & McHugh - Ritz Carlton
Constructed value greater than $25 Million: Gilbane - Township High School District 113

Omega I-90 - 31 to Illinois Route 53 

Congratulations to all!

Past Events


 We will provide more information as event planning develops, and we look forward to see you there! Click "Join Our Mailing List" above, or email Heather McNitt at  to join CMAA and keep up to date with our last events!

Summer Site Visits (tentative)

  • June: CTA Project
  • July: Cook County Health & Hospital
  • August: Project with Lend Lease


2018 National Conference & Trade Show

When: October 14-16, 2018

Where: Las Vegas, Nevada.

For more information, contact the CMAA Chicago Chapter Secretary, Heather McNitt at .